Listen Up: AMA Chicago Members’ Top Podcast Picks

November is National Podcasting Post Month, and there’s no better way to celebrate than to give thanks for the podcasts that make our morning run, work commute, and house chores just a little bit easier to handle.

We asked everyone following the American Marketing Association Chicago on LinkedIn for their best podcast recs and they delivered. 

Here’s a heaping helping to add to your podcast feed.

DemandGen Radio
Host David Lewis, CEO of DemandGen, discusses digital marketing methods and technologies for driving growth. DemandGen Radio features interviews with industry leaders, covering a wide range of topics – like video strategies, startups, and customer experience – that are on the minds of today’s modern marketers.

Disruptive FM
This podcast covers three trending topics that meet at the intersection of marketing, tech, media and popular culture. Host Geoffrey Colon, head of Brand Studio at Microsoft Advertising, says it’s for those who “want to question the world and how marketing creative ideas and solutions can make it better instead of worse.”

Marketing Book Podcast
The Marketing Book Podcast is about…marketing books. Don’t let the simple premise fool you. Each week host Douglas Burdett does deep-dive interviews with authors of the latest marketing and sales books to help professionals keep up with what’s working in the quickly-changing marketing field.

Marketing Insights
Produced by McGraw-Hill Education, the Marketing Insights podcast offers short bursts of tips, trends and insights from several different marketing experts on topics that are relevant and practical.

Pivot
Recode’s Kara Swisher and NYU Professor Scott Galloway offer unfiltered takes and debate on the biggest stories in tech, business and politics. Venture capital culture, streaming wars and Facebook are just some of the recent topics they’ve covered.

Recode Decode
This is another podcast featuring Recode’s Kara Swisher but in a different format. She hosts candid interviews with tech execs, politicians and celebrities about the news and events changing the world.

Social Media Marketing
Social Media Examiner’s Michael Stelzner shares success stories, insightful interviews and specific strategies to help marketing pros up their social media game.

Sweathead
How do you get good at strategy? Mighty Jungle’s Mark Pollard brings his experiences and asks others in the strategy world to try and answer that question. What do they agree on? That it takes practice.

The Brand Lab Series
Executives from the world’s most innovative companies – Deloitte, IBM, Accenture, Bosch and others – join this podcast to share invaluable experiences, challenges, successes and insights.

Under the Influence
Host and adman Terry O’Reilly takes you behind the scenes of the ad industry. Equal parts entertaining and educational, O’Reilly tackles a wide range of ad topics, like  tourism marketing, banned advertising and movie merchandising.

Zig Zag
Journalists turned entrepreneurs Manoush Zomorodi, Jen Poyant and their interview guests discuss big ideas and questions about business and work culture – and what needs to change.

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